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Can I claim royalties on this invention that was stolen from my father?

Stihl, a popular manufacturer of power tools, has a very profitable product on the market that I've always believed to be the result of a design my father presented to them. He worked at Stihl at the ...
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How many owners of this patent are currently living?

It is to my knowledge that all of the living members who created this invention and this patent died in the Malaysian flight. What happens to the patent now? Is it up for grabs again?
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public sector, does government pay royalties to patent holders?

does the government pay royalties to patent holders? Is there a special process or formality for the US government or other governments under its umbrella to pay royalties or compensate a patent ...
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What type of patent do I need?

I have several ideas I want to develop prototypes on, get patent then pitch (license) idea to a manufacturer who has the manufacturing capabilities and distribution to bring product to market. My ...
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Establishing Base and Rate for Infringement Royalties

I have a question about different scenarios while claiming royalties. Hypothetical situation: US Patent #1 was filed in 2002 and granted in 2007. Its priority dates back to 2000 from a US patent ...